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Dear Reader Hello and welcome to the June edition of the MK Flyers.

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Happy Jubilee month to all.

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With the summer holidays looming, have you started to look at ways to entertain the children this year? Why not check out Kids Play on pages 11 and 16. As summer is also fast approaching and we are looking forward to spending time outside, we have a range of companies to help you get the garden up to scratch for those long evenings and BBQ’s. With Trim A Tree on the cover and page 29, Gracelands on page 27 we are spoilt for choice. Here’s an idea – pamper a loved one and help out a local charity. See page 32 to see all details of how to support Willen Hospice. As with all new editions of MK Flyers we have a new competition from a local company on page 41 – best of luck. Until next month

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This month sees the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and I am very excited about the events which are springing up around the country and in particular, in Milton Keynes. It seems we have all grasped the spirit of celebration as the queen approaches her 60th year in reign.

With street parties taking place across Milton Keynes, a concert at Buckingham Palace, a flotilla down the Thames (which will see Milton Keynes being represented by the Mayor) and a four day bank holiday weekend, it is fair to say we will be celebrating in a royally good way. I will be visiting a number of events in Milton Keynes but am particularly looking forward to the street party at Fishermead. I had my own taster of the Diamond Jubilee when I was given the opportunity to travel on the Royal Train. The train, which was made for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, was made and is still maintained in Wolverton. During the journey I met Lawrence Robertson and Lorraine Clark, who both live in Milton Keynes and have been responsible for maintaining the famous train for several years.

On the theme of celebration, I was delighted to be invited to attend the Grand Opening of the Aston Martin works which is based in Newport Pagnell. A fan of James Bond, I have always admired the cars on screen but I took great delight to go and view some of the exceptionally beautiful models on display. I know it is of great pride to many that the factory has been based in Newport Pagnell for so long and I am very pleased that although the production has stopped in the area, their presence will still be felt. Last month also gave me the opportunity to meet the Youth Members of Parliament and their deputies for Milton Keynes, along with my colleague from MK South, Iain Stewart. I am always dazzled by the knowledge and passion displayed by the young people I meet, but Christopher Curtis, Elizabeth Beale, Solomon Moussa and Dan Morrison were particularly impressive. With topics as far ranging as Sex education to bus services, Iain and I were kept on our toes and should no doubt continue to be so as they all rise through the ranks. For those unaware of the Youth Parliament and its work, MYP’s are elected annually and once elected meet with local decision makers to ensure the views of young people are listened to properly. They also run events to raise young people’s political awareness and recently have been invited to debate in the chamber of the House of Commons once a year. It is a fantastic opportunity aimed at engaging young people in politics and judging by the meeting I had with the local MYP’s, it is certainly working. I would like to wish Her Majesty a very happy Diamond Jubilee and hope you enjoy the this month, in whatever way you may be celebrating. I hope you are able to use the opportunity to come together in your local communities to celebrate how fortunate we are to have a Queen that is so dedicated to our country and that has served us all for the past 60 years. If you need me, as ever please contact me on 01908 686830. Mark Lancaster TD MP

Whilst on the train they were both presented with their Diamond Jubilee Medals for their continued service. It was also an opportunity for RailCare to present a member of the royal household with their Jubilee gift to the Queen. A representative from the palace received a painting, which depicts Her Majesty with the Duke of Edinburgh in front of the famous train. It was a great honour to travel on the train and I am delighted to have learnt about a further link Milton Keynes has with the royal household.

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By’gone & Now’adays

The Roman Catholic Church of St Bede is known to have been on the site of the Towns lock up (or prison) up to the early 1800s. When the new Police Station was built in 1872 upon the Towns Green ‘124 High St’. The old lock up was later to become a Mission hall prior to being the Roman Catholic Church.

by Maurice Barratt

Accused were tied and thrown into Rivers (as the witch persecution) if the offender floated he or she was guilty, if drowned judged innocent. A no win situation. A hard and hostile period of history. Gentry often fought accusers to the death, the winner then judged as not guilty. This was seen has totally acceptable because it was considered too expensive to keep and feed prisoners. If killed you were guilty anyway, and no expenses were needed for a prisoners welfare. A supposedly lesser punishment, was the Pillory seen on the Charing Cross drawing by Augustus Pugin who drew the Buildings & Thomas Rowlandson who added in the crowd. Although believed to have been the lesser punishment, many suffering this public humiliation were often killed, through having missiles thrown at them by a jeering crowd. By 1837 this form of punishment was abolished and was becoming a less used deterrent. Today the word “Pillory” merley means to ridicule & abuse.

This can be seen in Dennis Mynard & Julian Hunt’s Newport Pagnell. A Pictorial History. During the medieval era and up to the 1800s, punishment was hard, offenders being put into the stocks, or whipped at the whipping post. The stocks would be used for simply not attending Church, a hard punishment for disbelievers. Many also sent to the gallows for the more serious crimes. Then “hung drawn and quartered” Other harsh punishments for the accused was to hold a red hot poker and made to walk a few paces.  If !  after, the wound healed; you were then judged innocent, if turning septic you were classed as guilty. 

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Newport Pagnell Summer Fete 2012 We will have something for everyone at the Summer Fete in Newport Pagnell Parish Church on Saturday 30th June from 10am to 2pm. There will be lots of bargains available on our large variety of stalls. You can choose from hats and handbags, craft goods, handmade cards and bric-brac. We always have hundreds of books for sale on our popular book stall and a great selection of puzzles. Have fun with tombola, an excellent raffle and have a go at decorating a biscuit or bun and when you need a rest, take a seat and enjoy the delicious refreshments and don’t forget our famed cake stall will be well stocked with goodies to buy and take away with you. You’ll find lots of other stalls in the church for adults and children and so it will be a family event where everyone can find something of interest. Come along and enjoy this popular event in Newport Pagnell’s calendar of summer activities. More information is available on our website www.npparish.org.uk

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Small businesses will lead the way in 2012, says company whose tenants already employ 1000 people Milton Keynes will boom in 2012, says the town’s largest serviced business premises provider, as the number of people employed in its units tops 1000 at the close of 2011. Bucks Biz, with over 400,000 square feet of space and 150 tenants in Bletchley and Denbigh, says it is already planning more units to cope with the expected growth in demand and bringing forward plans to develop extra space at the huge Interchange House in Howard Way. “Our units currently provide work for around a thousand people and we have seen that figure rise steadily,” said Dominic Muscat, a director of the company that owns the business.

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“As Milton Keynes business booms, led by small businesses, we are already identifying potential new units that can be converted to provide the premises needed for small companies to thrive without hassle.” Bucks Biz, with units all over Milton Keynes, is renowned for straight talking and dealing; not hiding costs and not charging for many of the little things that keep businesses ticking, but which can be annoying to the point of distraction. “We really believe that if our customers are happy, then they’ll be free to get on with their businesses, which in turn will expand,” added Dominic. More info from www.bucksbiz.co.uk or 01908 821000

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How to Cook Your Very Own

Stuffed Sweet Potato Jackets Method 1 Preheat oven to 220c and Pierce the Skin of the sweet potatoes with a fork, then microwave on high for 6-8minutes turning half way through. 2 Once done take out the microwave and half, scoop out the flesh into a bowl - being careful not to break the skin be careful they will be hot. 3 Now brush the skins with olive oil and place in oven to crisp the skins in the mean time chop the bacon and spring onion and fry in the oil for 2-3 minutes or until cooked, then add the cooked bacon and spring onion along with the rest of the ingredients to the sweet potato, add seasoning at this stage if desired – it shouldn’t need salt. 4 Mix it all together and spoon into the empty skins, sprinkle with a little parmesan place under the hot grill until golden and heated through.

Typical nutritional values per potato 298kcal, 8g protein, 50.5g carbohydrates, of which 10.7g are sugars, 7.8g fat, of which 2.5g are saturated fat, 5.7g fibre, 0.6g salt, of which 0.25g sodium TIP – the ingredients list are enough to make 4 good sized portions

Ingredients Stuffed Sweet Potato 4 Sweet potatoes (approx. 300g/10oz each) 4 rashers bacon (back unsmoked) 2 tsp olive oil 6 spring onions chopped 200g sweetcorn (tinned drained or frozen defrosted) 3 tbsp clear honey 1tsp Dijon mustard 20g grated parmesan cheese Recipe is from Future Foodies 24 mkflyers

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Sizzling Summer Serenade

An evening of light summer choral and jazz band music Saturday, 23 June, 7.30pm Lovat Hall, Silver St, Newport Pagnell The Singers continue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary with the Fenny Stompers. Together we bring you an evening of light music. From traditional jazz to songs from the shows and pop music, there’ll be something for everyone! The proceeds of this concert will go to Friends of Willen Hospice and Air Ambulance, Berks, Oxon, Bucks

Newport Pagnell Singers Fenny Stompers Jazz Band

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Gardening in drought conditions Maurice Rust, Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands In the press and on almost every news bulletit mentions the ‘drought’ we are experiencing at the moment, encouraging house holders and gardeners to save water. The hosepipe ban means that we can not use a hosepipe to water any plants that we may have in our gardens or our lawns let alone wash our cars etc. However there are several ways we can help our gardens through this dry period. The following are just a few simple steps that will help your garden through this period • One of the best ways to save water is to install a water butt to catch rain water that falls on to our homes, garages, garden sheds or greenhouse, this natural water is an added bonus to your plants as it will not contain any chemicals that have been added to purify it for human consumption • When we run the hot tap for warm water to wash the dishes we often have to run the tap for a couple of minutes before the cold water runs hot, save this cold water to containers of plants in the home, greenhouse or conservatory • Water plants in the cool of the evening when the sun has set or is low in the sky, this will help reduce water loss to the plant through transpiration. When plants are watered in the heat of the day much of the water that you put on the soil just simply evaporates into the air • Mulch around your trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants with composted leaves, garden compost, wood chips or chipped bark • If you have an allotment place old carpet tiles or old carpet cut into strips between your rows of plants, this will lead to moisture not being lost though evaporation from the soil. It also helps reduce weed germination, it may look unsightly in your garden or allotment but it will lead to less work long term • The use of ornamental gravel and slate chippings will also help retain moisture in the soil as well be a barrier against ‘slugs and snails’ infestations in your garden or on the top of containers • Dig in to your soil lots of compost organic matter or any inexpensive peat based compost, all of this will help retain moisture in your soil

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• If you have a small garden, a large garden or an allotment, hoe your soil weekly to avoid cracks appearing in the soil, through cracks in the soil water evaporate more quickly • When tending your garden borders do not stand on the soil as this only leads to soil compaction • Make sure you regularly remove any weeds from your garden as weeds take up precious water that you wont for your garden plants • If you are planting up new containers or hanging baskets – use compost that contains water retaining gel. This compost is available in Garden Centres and DIY stores as is Water Retaining Gel that can be purchased separately • Placing your containers in the shade will also help retain moisture in the soil • Lining the inside of a wooden or terracotta container when newly planting up will also help retain water in your container during the summer months, much of the water in a container is lost through the sides of containers, but do make sure you leave the drainage holes free in the base of the container • Place your containers in saucers to retain any surplus water that drains through the drainage holes in the base of the container that can be absorb by the plants later in the day • Lawns, long periods of dry conditions can cause considerable problems for grass, there are a few simple steps that can help your grass. Lift the cutting blades of your mower so the grass blades are left longer, do not mow the grass as often as you would in a normal summer. Keep off it as much as possible and fill any cracks as soon as they appear with in expensive ‘Multi-purpose compost’ – moisture is lost through cracks in evaporation • Grow shrubs with silver leaves, summer bedding plants that like the sun and drier soil conditions, plants such as Osteospermuns, Geraniums, Cineraria maritima, Helichysum and Gazainia I hope through reading this article it will help

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Holistic Therapy Day in aid of Willen Hospice June 30th - Get Pampered for charity Local therapists are doing their bit to raise much needed funds for Willen Hospice on Saturday June 30th 2012. Reflexology, manicures, Swedish massage, Thai Yoga massage, reiki and angel cards are just some of the treatments on offer at The Well in Willen. Treatments are offered at reduced rates with all proceeds going to Willen Hospice. “This is the third year local therapists have got together to raise money for Willen and it just keeps getting bigger and better,” says Paula Inch, reiki and reflexologist practitioner from Newport Pagnell.

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“Willen Hospice is such a wonderful local service and this is a great way for people to raise money for this fantastic charity while pampering themselves.” Most treatments are £12 for 30 minutes and all funds will go to Willen Hospice. Refreshments and home-made cakes on sale with doors open from 10am to 5pm. No booking is required but if you wish to reserve a particular therapy or time slot, please email paula@serenity-reiki.co.uk. The Well is on Newport Road, Willen, MK15 9AA.

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Tuesday 12 June “Catwalk Calling” demonstration by Julie Woods. Club competition “D iamond Jubilee” Please note this is the second Tuesday because of the Diamond Jubilee Weekend The above meetings are at Methodist Church Ha ll, Silver Street at 7.30pm Visitors £6 Tuesday 3 July Evening visit to Josie Lepper’s Cottage Garden in Paulerspur y For information on any of the above please contact Sue on 01908 564453 or Judy on 01908 56 9429.

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Advertisers Index Accountants Clark Pritchard

14

Aerial and Satellite Installers C & R Technologies 31 Aerials Newport Pagnell Aerials

33

Airport Travel Skyline

BC

Baby Shops Bump Start

35

Ballooning Champagne Flights

18

Bathrooms JF Maintenance Richard Gane Sheridan Bathrooms

26 34 31

Beauty Services Fabulous Beauty Therapy

9

Blinds Blinds Direct

14

Builders TJN Services

40

Butchers Woburn Country Foods

22

Car Care Chips Away Dri Wash E & E Services

34 43 30

Child Care Kids Play

11 & 16

Stony Oven Cleaners Time For You

33 19

Gas & Heating Services Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited 33

Clubs Newport Pagnell WMC

23

Guttering Services Bradnam

33

20 33

Health & Fitness Foot Problems Hate it? Change it!

35 31

37

Kitchens F&D Kitchen Solutions

17

Conservatories Custom Glaze

5

Leaflet Delivery TLDC

36

Cookery Classes Future Foodies

24

Marketing Vibe Marketing

6

Discos and Karaoke GJ Disco Kennedy DJ’s

34 37

Networking Women in Enterprise

36

Double Glazing Cloudy 2 Clear Custom Glaze

7 5

Painting and Decorating C. Johnson Ian Pearson

31 35

Plastering C. Johnson

31

Commercial Property Bucks Biz Offices to let Computer Services DR PC the Computer Fixer

Education MK Prep School Kip McGrath

3 30

Electrical Services Borland 33 Jim Dixon 34 Kingsmead Electrics 33 L. Douglas 30 Urban Electrical 37 Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited 33

Chiropody and Podiatry MK Foot Clinic

9

Cleaning Services A Cleaner Oven Bone-Dry Briteclean Domestique Jet Stream Drive Clean MK Oven Cleaners My Home

Flooring Diamond’s Flooring Oakleigh Flooring

10 26 36 15 13 35 9

Garden Services Frosts Garden Centre 2 Gardenserve 27 Gracelands 27 Haversham Home & Garden 27 Monkey Business 27 Trim A Tree FC & 29

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Plumbing Services Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited 33 Property Maintenance Borland 33 Bradnam Property Maintenance 21 Dial A Handyman 37 Property Refurbishment Stylish Property Services

5

Recruitment Chocolate Fountain

35

Sports Korfball MK Dons

40 22

Swimming Lessons Swimezee

35

Taxis Skyline

BC

Telephone Answering Services Star 21 43

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Skyline supports Willen Hospice’s 10 mile ladies only midnight walk. Join the herd www.mkmidnightmoo.com or call the Moo Hotline 01908 306698

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